Last Neanderthals.

28 December 2011 grant b 0

Next thing you know, they’re going to be showing up in our back yards. But Past Horizons says the last Neanderthals were about 8,000 years […]

Blood rice.

27 December 2011 grant b 0

Not rice the cost of which is blood (I mean, not as in “blood diamonds”) but rice that PopSci says actually grows human blood: HSA […]

SONG: Rocket Africa

23 December 2011 grant b 2

SONG: “Rocket Africa.” [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”) ARTIST: grant. SOURCE: Based on “One man’s mission to put Ugandans in space”, CNN, […]

Closer to Vesta.

22 December 2011 grant b 0

NASA’s gotten downright cozy with that cute little planetoid: NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has sent back the first images of the giant asteroid Vesta from its […]

Bb below the lowest C.

20 December 2011 grant b 0

Not new research, but I just learned that the lowest note in the Universe: The black hole resides in the Perseus cluster of galaxies located […]

Eating for autism?

19 December 2011 grant b 1

CBC News is reporting that the University of Ontario has found a connection between autistic behavior and digestion: UWO researchers investigated the “gut-brain” connection after […]

Entangled diamonds.

16 December 2011 grant b 0

It’s, Ars Technica explains, a quantum thing – but looking bigger: Normally, two particles that can be described using separate mathematical descriptions. But, under certain […]